How wondrous and great

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1 How wondrous and great thy works, God of praise!
How just, King of saints, and true are thy ways!
O who shall not fear thee, and honor thy Name?
Thou only art holy, thou only supreme.

2 To nations of earth thy light shall be shown;
their worship and vows shall come to thy throne:
thy truth and thy judgments shall spread all abroad,
till earth's every people confess thee their God.


Source: Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #532

Author: Henry Ustick Onderdonk

Henry Ustick Onderdonk, Bishop of Pennsylvania, was born in New York, March 16, 1789, and educated at Columbia College, B.A. 1805, M.A. 1808, D.D. 1827. Having decided to devote his life to medicine, he studied first in London and then in Edinburgh, receiving his M.D. from that university in 1810. Returning to New York, he began to study theology under Bishop Hobart and was ordained in 1815. He was rector of St. Ann's, Brooklyn, until 1827 when, following a famous controversy, he was elected bishop coadjutor of Pennsylvania, becoming diocesan in 1836 upon the death of Bishop White. He, with W.A. Muhlenberg, q.v., was influential on the committee appointed by General Convention to prepare the so-called Prayer Book Collection, 1826. The… Go to person page >

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First Line: How wondrous and great Thy works, God of praise!
Title: How wondrous and great
Author: Henry Ustick Onderdonk (1826)
Meter: 10.10.11.11
Language: English

Tune

LYONS

LYONS, named for the French city Lyons, appeared with a reference to “Haydn” in volume 2 of William Gardiner’s (PHH 111) Sacred Melodies. However, the tune was never found in the works of Franz Joseph Haydn or those of his younger brother Johann Michael Haydn. Recent research revealed that the…

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HANOVER (Croft)

William Croft (b. Nether Ettington, Warwickshire, England, 1678; d. Bath, Somerset, England, 1727) was a boy chorister in the Chapel Royal in London and then an organist at St. Anne's, Soho. Later he became organist, composer, and master of the children of the Chapel Royal, and eventually organist a…

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: from Watts, Doddridge, and others (4th ed. with an appendix) #S4

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #306b

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d461

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Columbia University Hymnal #125

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #532

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #533

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #35

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Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #207a

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Hymns for Children and Grownups to Use Together #d58

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Junior Hymnal #d62

Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E109

Sacred Lyrics #d55

Selected Hymns #d15

Songs of Praise #d107

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d111

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The Hymnal #119

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #372

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The Hymnal and Order of Service #372

The Hymnal of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Text ed. #d207

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The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #260a

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The Hymnal: as authorized and approved by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1916 #254

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #35

The Luther League Hymn Book #d59

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The New Village Harmony #d48

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d100

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d100

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